The UK Government will not make an assessment of the impact severe weather conditions had on the EU referendum last year, according to Cabinet Office Minister, Chris Skidmore MP. In … Continue reading Government will not assess the impact of flooding on the EU referendum turnout
A new survey by Mancunian marketing agency, Tecmark and polling company YouGov has found that 63% of adults in the UK believe that the introduction of online voting would boost … Continue reading New poll finds most support for online voting amongst women, Londoners, and 80’s kids
Liberal Democrat Minister, Tom Brake MP has this week said that he would be ‘very happy’ to see online voting trials take place in the UK. Brake, the Deputy Leader … Continue reading Lib Dem Minister ‘would be very happy’ to see online voting piloted
By Councillor Abena Oppong-Asare. As we take the time to recognise and celebrate the achievements of women today, it’s important to recognise the low turnout of women at the last … Continue reading Women are at risk of falling off the electoral register – and out of the political debate
An online voting option in UK elections could increase turnout by up to 9 million, according to a new report ‘Viral Voting’ launched today. The report also finds that online … Continue reading REPORT: Online voting could boost turnout by 9 million
By Nathan Parton. Walk down most streets in Britain and ask any citizen what they think of a politician or a political party and you’re likely to be met with … Continue reading Low voter turnout and the rise of UKIP
By Sadiq Khan MP. The way we run our democracy is stuck in a time warp. If we are serious about raising turnout at elections and getting more people involved … Continue reading Online Voting: Time to drag our democracy into the 21st century
Whilst over two million Scots will be feeling relieved and more than one and half million nursing feelings of disappointment, there will be over half a million Scottish people confessing … Continue reading Could an #onlinevoting option have enticed the half a million that didn’t vote in the #indyref?
After a passionate, heated and tightly-run two-year campaign, over 665,000 registered voters did not cast a vote in the Scottish independence referendum. This represents over 15% of the 4 million … Continue reading Why did over half a million registered voters not turn out in the Scottish #indyref?
Early reports from the West Midlands suggest that just over one in ten people voted in the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) by-election yesterday. The estimate is that turnout was … Continue reading The 10% turnout in the West Midlands PCC by-election represents an embarrassment to UK democracy